AUGUST 6, 2020 – The Ottawa Police Service has arrested and charged one of its members in relation to a domestic incident.
The male officer, a constable, has been arrested and charged criminally with possession of a weapon for committing an offence and uttering threats to cause death.
The Ottawa Police releases information when officers are charged to ensure transparency of the process.
As in any domestic incident, no name is being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.
The officer has been suspended from duty. The Ottawa Police Service Professional Standards Section has commenced a conduct investigation under the Police Services Act.